The Epoch Times: Biden’s Treasury ‘Hiding’ $40 Billion in Outlays Law Requires to Be Disclosed on Sen. Ernst 38_Epoch_times_-_Biden_Hiding_$40B

March 12, 2024 04:52 PM



By Mark Tapscott | Read the full article at The Epoch Times

Federal officials secretly spent more than $40 billion under what they call “Other Transaction Agreements” (OTAs) despite a federal law that requires the government to post such expenditures on the website, according to Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa).
Adam Andrzejewski, founder and CEO of OpenTheBooks, said in the statement released by Ms. Ernst that she “again and again demonstrates her commitment to revealing and combatting wasteful spending; but government employees, again and again, seek avenues to keep the picture incomplete.
“Whether through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) exemptions, special transactions, or inconsistent reporting requirements, they too often work against the spirit of open government. In keeping with Sunshine Week, this legislation would help give Americans the full accounting they are owed so that they can hold their government responsible for its spending.”

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